The Dam Busters

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  • Released: March 9, 2021
  • Originally Released: 1955
  • Label: Film Movement
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: The Making of The Dam Busters documentary
    • Sir Barnes Wallis documentary (1972)
    • 617 Squadron Remembers documentary
    • Footage of the Bomb Tests
    • The Dam Busters Royal Premiere footage
    • Restoration of a Classic featurette
    • The Dam Busters 75th Anniversary Trailer
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.37
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English
    • PCM Stereo - English

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3 stars out of 5 -- [A] classic of British post-war cinema, fondly remembered for Eric Coates' Elgarian theme as much as the action.
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Jul 1, 2010

Product Description:

An exciting World War II adventure which centers around the British efforts to destroy two enormous dams in Germany. The film accurately depicts the entire mission from the production of the powerful weapons necessary to destroy the dams to the bombing itself. Academy Award Nominations: Best Special Effects.

Plot Synopsis:

Based on historical events, the film depicts the British bombing of a dam in Germany that supplied German munitions factories during World War II, a victory accomplished only through the painstaking invention of a new "bouncing bomb."

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Production Notes:

  • Directorial debut for Michael Anderson who went on to become one of Britain's more prolific directors. Some of the other films he has directed are "Around the World in 80 Days," Conduct Unbecoming," and "All the Fine Young Cannibals." His son is actor Michael Anderson, Jr.

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  • Sales Rank: 7,785
  • UPC: 850003924809
  • Shipping Weight: 0.20/lbs (approx)
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